Norman Lawe

Bank: Williams Deacon's Bank

Place of work: Uttoxeter branch

Died: 29 November 1943


Norman Edward Lawe was born in London on 25 September 1909, the son of Bruce Edward Lawe and his wife Florence Louisa. He had a twin sister, Ivy Grace. In 1926 he went to work for Williams Deacon's Bank. 


In September 1939 Lawe left his job at the bank's Uttoxeter branch to go on military service, becoming a Leading Aircraftman in the Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. He was posted to the Far East, where he was taken prisoner by the Japanese. He was subsequently drowned while being transported to Java on 29 November 1943. He was 34 years old.


Norman Lawe is commemorated on a bank war memorial at Hardman Boulevard office, Manchester.

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